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Ford Newell

  • 200 Augusta National Court, Franklin TN. 37069 
  • 615-877-5451

Golf Professional

Work History

Mar 2016Current


Harpeth Valley Golf Center

Organized, managed and lEd summer junior camps.  Created weekly junior and adult clinics.  Use social media, referals and knowledge of my target market to remain current and aware of industry needs. 

Aug 2013Jun 2015

Assistant Golf Professional 

Wakefield Plantation Country Club, Raleigh North Carolina 

Director of Junior Golf, Club fitter and PGA Junior League Head Coach

Managed a membership of over  500 members. Organized and led junior camps and clinics. Ran private and corporate outings start to finish. 

Jun 2010Aug 2013

1st Assistant 

Jim McLean Golf School at Trump Doral, Miami Florida 

Maintained all aspects of the teaching facility and led a team of 10 assistants at the #1 Golf School in the world.  

Jim McLean Certified Golf Instructor 

Feb 2010Jun 2010

Assistant Golf Professional 

Heritage Golf Links, Norcross Georgia

Managed member and guest disputes, monitored course conditions and pace of play and maintained shop appearance. 

Mar 2010May 2010


TGA (Premier Junior Golf Instruction)

Led after school junior golf instruction at local elementary schools 

Mar 2008Sep 2009

Cart Staff & Range Attendant 

Bay Hill Club and Lodge, Orlando Florida

Assisted members and guests with equipment, maintained carts and practice facility.


Aug 2007Sep 2008

Bachelors of Science in Professional Golf Management

Professional Golfers Career College 


Certified Jim McLean Instructor 

Apprenticed under Jim McLean and became a certified instructor. Taught daily free clinics, led junior golf instruction and taught private lessons to members or resort guests of Trump Doral. Instructed groups of 25 or more. 

TrackMan & FlightScope 

Able  to teach using launch monitors and relate information given to the players swing  goals. 

Junior Golf Specialist 

Capable of developing, maintaining and improving a junior golf program.